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Historical Events For August - 11

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

1748  On August - 11 joseph Schuster, composer  

1757  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on August - 11.  

1772  Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on August - 11.  

1772  The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on this day in history.  

1772  On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on this day in history.  

1780  Barbados hurricane begins on August - 11.  

1786  Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia on this day in history.  

1794  Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1799  Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on this day in history.  

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1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on August - 11.  

1805  On this day in history pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  On August - 11 david R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849  

1811  On this day in history judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  

1820  On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56  

1823  Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on this day in history.  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on this day in history.  

1828  On August - 11 edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  On this day in history thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1833  On August - 11 robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)  

1835  On this day in history george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  On this day in history cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

1837  On this day in history marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  On August - 11 jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63  

1852  Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 on August - 11.  

1858  On August - 11 first ascent of the Eiger.  

1858  On this day in history christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  

1860  On August - 11 nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.  

1860  Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on this day in history.  

1860  James Wilson, politician on August - 11.  

1862  On this day in history carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)  

1863  On August - 11 french protectorate over Cambodia is established.  

1863  On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on this day in history.  

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on August - 11.  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On August - 11 birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on this day in history.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on August - 11.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

0480  On August - 11 death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  On August - 11 death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  On this day in history louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on August - 11.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on August - 11.  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  

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